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Being a feminist in the workplace

By Lauren Ewing This summer I am at my first real adult internship. Although I am in college and have done seminars and attended lectures at other universities for fun, I’ve never had a learning experience like this before in my life. To me being a feminist means being confident in yourself and especially as…

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The danger of To The Bone

By Sophia Simon-Bashall Content note – eating disorders, anorexia Netflix have done it again. They’ve managed to create something dangerous, and they’re trying to pass it off as helpful, a conversation starter. The show Thirteen Reasons Why (which, somehow, is being renewed – help us all) came under a significant amount of criticism, all of which was…

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Queer pop goddesses are dominating (and I’m loving it)

By Christiana Paradis There are a fair amount of music snobs in the world and while I love many of them, I find myself constantly having to defend the amount of female talent that exists in current pop music. “Autotune? Ew.” “It’s just teeny bopper crap.” “Are there any real instruments in that?” “Why don’t…

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Jeremy Corbyn and the fightback against capitalism

By Kaylen Forsyth Content note: Reference to abortion Even some weeks later, Britain is still reeling from the tidal wave of shock that was the General Election, which saw the Tories fail to secure a majority and subsequently scrapple for a deal with the DUP. Everything about this dreaded minority government screams danger. With both…

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Girls can’t what?!: sexism in STEM classrooms

By Stephanie Wang Sure, I see statistics on the clear disparity in the number of women going into STEM fields, hear horror stories of sexism in the workplaces of tech giants, and notice a difference in the amount of girls in math and science classes, but it’s another thing altogether to experience an overt form…

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Young voters proved everyone wrong this election, and we’re not about to stop campaigning

By Amy Callaghan In the UK’s general election on the 8th of June, the exit polls predicted a shock result which was irreconcilable with the state of British politics when Theresa May called the election on the 18th of April. At that time, the Tories were expected to at the very least hold on to,…

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Bureaucracy and Bi-exclusion in the LGBT+ Community

By Pip Williams Content note: biphobia, mentions of rape, stalking, and intimate partner violence https://twitter.com/Biscuitmag/status/867505280585801730 A tweet by bisexual women’s magazine Biscuit came to my attention earlier today, sharing parts of an email exchange between editor Libby, and organiser Patrick of London LGBT Pride. Libby’s email politely points out Pride’s glaring omission; a bisexual marching…

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What Larry means to us

By Sophia Simon-Bashall It’s 2am on 12th May 2017. Harry Styles’ debut album was released into the world just two hours ago. It feels like a major shift has occurred in the earth’s atmosphere. It is entirely possible that with these 10 songs, Harry has ended global warming. If anyone has the power to do…

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